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The Midlands Technical Centre (MTC) office in Leamington Spa is home to our team of over 350 friendly and sociable employees.  The site is split across 3 buildings and includes workshop, NVH and test cell facilities. Our skilled employees include Machinists, Chief Engineers, Design teams and Programme Managers, amongst many. 

At MTC, we have a social committee who organise monthly activities for employees. Employees also socialise during lunch times and our onsite shower facilities enable people to exercise during breaks. We even have Badminton nets on lawned areas during the warmer months. Our annual events include Christmas Parties, Bonfire and Firework displays and a more recent addition was the children’s pantomime. MTC is fortunate to have a group on site who organise badminton, squash and football teams that meet weekly for games. MTC have regular quiz nights (which can be very competitive) and, on the odd occasion, a pub games night. Smaller groups include the Cake Wednesday club and also a band!

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Midlands Technical Centre Southam Road Radford Semele Leamington Spa Warwickshire CV31 1FQ UK T: +44 (0)1926 319319
Midlands Technical Centre commute

Commute

The office is a 30-minute walk or a 7-minute drive from Leamington Spa train station. It is also just a 10-minute drive from the M40. 

To find out more about local bus times within Warwickshire visit this site.

Commute times to the office (CV31 IFQ):

Town: Leamington Spa
  • By car 10 mins
  • By bus 12 mins
  • Cycling 20 mins
City: Coventry
  • By car 35 mins
  • By bus 45 mins
  • Cycling 15 miles
Town: Warwick
  • By car 15 mins
  • By bus 20 mins
  • Cycling 3 miles
Town: Stratford Upon Avon
  • By car 25 mins
  • By bus 40 mins
  • Cycling 12 miles

 

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Site information

Our office is situated on the outskirts of Leamington Spa, approaching Radford Semele. Radford Semele has a pub, a church, a village shop and a junior school. 

Leamington Spa itself has fantastic sports facilities. Only a 15-minute walk from the office is Newbold Comyn and a council golf and leisure facility which has just undergone a £14.5 million refurbishment. The facility has a newly refurbished swimming pool with sauna and steam room, children’s pool, and gym and sports facilities. There are also multiple private gyms in Leamington, with Ricardo staff benefitting from corporate discount at a few of these. Leamington also has several tennis clubs, a bowls club which plays host to the Women’s World bowls tournament, a cricket club and an Athletics Academy.

https://www.everyoneactive.com/centre/newbold-comyn-leisure-centre/

The office has amazing views of the local countryside. There is a canal which runs close to the site boundary, with a pleasant towpath walk to Leamington Spa and Offchurch. 

Living near Leamington Spa offers a fantastic lifestyle, with many shops, restaurants and attractions on your doorstep.  With a thriving student community, many graduates also feel immediately at home in the town, making the most of the variety of bars, gyms and restaurants that the area has to offer.  

Equally, families find plenty to keep them occupied, with award winning parks and plenty of attractions. The area is also home to a number of great schools.

The MTC site offers parking for the offices, with EV charging points and bike shelters. It also has a 50 seater diner on site that sells hot and cold food, available all day. Another canteen on site serves food from 10am – 2pm.

A short drive away is a local Sainsbury’s and a large Asda. Nearby, there is also a fish and chip shop, a pharmacy and a local newsagent containing a post office.

Midlands Technical Centre accomodation

Accommodation

Below are the average prices to buy and rent properties in Leamington Spa and the surrounding towns and cities. These prices were correct as of September 2020 but are subject to change. 

Leamington Spa:

 
  To Buy To Rent
1 bed £162,498 £587 pcm
2 beds £236,722 £1,039 pcm
3 beds £307,353 £1,127 pcm
4 beds £486,997 £1,561 pcm

Coventry:

  To Buy To Rent
1 bed £117,863 £489 pcm
2 beds £159,021 £876 pcm
3 beds £229,560 £1,006 pcm
4 beds £352,235 £1,367 pcm

Stratford Upon Avon:

  To Buy To Rent
1 bed £132,511 £767 pcm
2 beds £258,329 £945 pcm
3 beds £380,400 £1,199 pcm
4 beds £667,853 £1,396 pcm

Warwick:

  To Buy To Rent
1 bed £159,984 £631 pcm
2 beds £210,886 £838 pcm
3 beds £314,749 £1,175 pcm
4 beds £506,851 £1,337 pcm

These websites are helpful in finding statistics:

http://www.home.co.uk/

http://www.rightmove.co.uk/

https://www.zoopla.co.uk/

 

Midlands Technical Centre Southam Road Radford Semele Leamington Spa Warwickshire CV31 1FQ UK T: +44 (0)1926 319319

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